A75 Cairntop to Barlae Dualling

Scheme outline

Provision of a 2.5 km section of dual carriageway on the A75 between Newton Stewart and Stranraer. A new eastbound carriageway will be constructed, following the route of a disused railway line. The existing road will become the new westbound carriageway.

This scheme was completed in and we're no longer accepting updates or changes to this page.

Timescale
2010-2011
Cost
£
6.5m
Status
Completed
Type
Other upgrade
for use by all traffic
Highway authority
Funding
Transport Scotland

Progress

This scheme has been completed and CBRD is no longer accepting progress updates.
2 March 2010

The contractor (RJ Macleod) has been selected, and work is expected to start in 'early 2010'. A temporary 40mph speed restriction order came into effect on 22 February 2010.

23 March 2010

The project officially started on 22 March 2010.

15 October 2010

The new road is opened to traffic.

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